Literacy for ME Brochures
This collection of brochures describes literacy development at different points in time along the birth to adult continuum, and provides suggestions for ways in which parents and community members can support literacy learning. The brochures include a space for community literacy teams or organizations to include their contact information.The age spans of the brochures include:
Video: Literacy for ME: An Investment In Maine
This is a one minute video that provides an overview of the Literacy for ME initiative and its importance to Maine’s well-being.
Literacy for ME Informational Videos
A three-part series of informational videos (3 min. each in length) that describe literacy development at different points in time and present ways in which parents and community members can support literacy education efforts.
- The Early Childhood Years http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOPe1lWIPeA
- The Elementary Years http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DBDAtWcE5k
- The Adolescent and Adult Years http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgFHOoQ1KpE
This collection of digital tools provides many of the resources needed to implement the plan. The toolkit is free to all who wish to use it, and will continue to grow as needs are identified and solutions developed.
- State Literacy Team Members 2013-14 (DOC 19KB)
- State Literacy Team Members 2010-12 (DOC)
- Community Literacy Partners This is a listing of organizations in Maine that can serve as partners on community literacy teams and/or provide support to community literacy teams.
- Maine DOE Literacy Web Links. Sortable listing of the literacy-related divisions and resources based in the Maine Department of Education.
- Literacy Resources Guide for Parents and Community (PDF, 98KB). Listing of online links to literacy-related organizations at the state and national level. Through these organizations, a variety of literacy related information and resources can be obtained.
Informational & Marketing Materials
- Literacy for ME one-page informational sheet (PDF, 658KB)
- Literacy for ME two-page informational sheet PDF (115KB) | DOC (998KB)
- Literacy for ME Brochure for Parents and Community Members (PDF, 2MB). Tri-fold brochure offering suggestions on how parents and community members can support literacy growth across the birth to adult span.
Sample Literacy Learning Targets
Progression of literacy learning targets for age/grade spans from birth to adult, written in less technical terms than standards documents.